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Saudi Arabian students lead discussion on Islamic Law

February 7th, 2011

Three Wake Forest University School of Law Saudi Arabian students led a presentation on Islamic Law to the law school community on Nov. 17, 2010. Mohamad Basam, an LL.M. graduate and Wake Law’s first S.J.D. candidate, Ahmed Alqurashi, a second-year LL.M. student, and Hadia Balkhyoor, WFU Law’s first female Saudi Arabian student, discussed Islamic law and ...

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Students learn about unusual career paths during 2010 International Law and Practice Panel

December 1st, 2010

The WFU International Law Society and the North Carolina Bar Association International Law and Practice Council sponsored the 2010 International Law and Practice Panel at Wake Forest University School of Law on Nov. 3. North Carolina attorneys shared their unusual paths to international law and their experiences in the field, which include facilitating business deals ...

LLM Alumna Participates in Company Acquisition

October 5th, 2010

Mariya Orlyk, a 2006 graduate of the Master of Laws (LL.M.) in American Law Program, is a Senior Attorney at CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz in Kyiv.  Mariya recently helped lead the team of Ukrainian lawyers representing Berislav Construction Materials as it was being acquired by ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest integrated metals and mining company.  A press ...

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Q & A with: Christian Fuehner (LLM ’10)

August 7th, 2010

Just days after graduating from Wake Forest University School of Law’s LL.M. Program on May 17, 2010, Christian Fuehner from Germany left Winston-Salem to start working as a summer intern in Washington D.C.  We wanted to catch up with Christian about his internship and plans after the summer. 1. What are you doing over the ...

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Q & A with: Xin “Florence” Zhang (LLM ’10)

August 7th, 2010

Just days after graduating from Wake Forest University School of Law’s LL.M. Program on May 17, 2010, Xin “Florence” Zhang from China left Winston-Salem to start working as a summer intern in New York.  We wanted to catch up with Florence about her internship and plans after the summer. 1. What are you doing over ...

LLM alumnus named vice general counsel for Nokia Mexico

May 26th, 2010

Victor Manzano (LLM ’07) has an affinity for racing, whether it involves stock cars, Rally cars or some other type of sleek, well-tuned machine. His career in law offers an interesting parallel. Manzano recently was named vice general counsel for Nokia Mexico and Labor Counsel for Latina America. Before that he was a senior associate ...

Lawyers in Palestine: Palestinian Rule of Law Alumni Plan for the Future

April 30th, 2010

Exploring the challenge of creating critical mass within a diverse society, the Scholarship Programs organized an intimate gathering of alumni of the Palestinian Rule of Law (PROL) Program in Amman, Jordan, in January 2010. OSI grants have helped train lawyers at top US universities over the past 7 years.  Since the inception of the program in ...

Swiss Alumnus Publishes an Article on the Biotechnology / Biopharmaceutical Sector

April 26th, 2010

LL.M. alumnus, Christian Wyss from Basel, Switzerland, has recently published an article entitled, “Negotiating Third Party Manufacturing Agreements.” This article is included in the January/February 2010 issue ofCONTRACT PHARMA, which is a publication that focuses on contract services for the pharmaceutical and biotechnological industries. This same article was published in the May 2010 issue of the North ...

2009 International Law and Practice Panel at Wake Forest University School of Law

April 25th, 2010

On November 5th, the WFU International Law Society and the North Carolina Bar Association International Law and Practice Council sponsored the 2009 International Law and Practice Panel at Wake Forest University School of Law. In this special event, North Carolina attorneys shared their experiences in international law and advised students on preparing for careers and ...

LL.M. Alumnus Publishes Article

January 25th, 2010

LL.M. alumnus, Manuel Moctezuma from Mexico City, has recently published an article entitled, “An Update for Oil Industry Investors: Mexico Eliminates Restrictions and Introduces a New Oil Legal Framework.” This article isincluded in the latest edition of Currents – International Trade Law Journal published by the South Texas College of Law, which covers a wide range of topics ...